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By Adam Joseph Shellhorse

Anti-Literature articulates a rethinking of what's intended this day by way of “literature.” interpreting key Latin American different types of experimental writing from the Nineteen Twenties to the current, Adam Joseph Shellhorse finds literature’s strength as a website for radical mirrored image and response to modern political and cultural stipulations. His research engages the paintings of writers resembling Clarice Lispector, Oswald de Andrade, the Brazilian concrete poets, Osman Lins, and David Viñas, to improve a concept of anti-literature that posits the female, multimedial, and subaltern as principal to the undoing of what's intended through “literature.”

By putting Brazilian and Argentine anti-literature on the crux of a brand new frame of mind concerning the box, Shellhorse demanding situations triumphing discussions in regards to the ancient projection and significant strength of Latin American literature. interpreting a various array of texts and media that come with the visible arts, concrete poetry, movie scripts, popular culture, neo-baroque narrative, and others that defy style, Shellhorse delineates the subversive capability of anti-literary modes of writing whereas additionally enticing present debates in Latin American experiences on subalternity, female writing, posthegemony, concretism, impact, marranismo, and the politics of aesthetics.

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